The first winners of the City of Hagerstown's new annual citizen and corporate awards were announced Tuesday.
According to city spokeswoman Karen Giffin, the award winners are:
- Citizen award: Margaret Washington, who for 15 years annually raised money to take underprivileged youth in the Jonathan Street area to amusement parks.
- Business award: Charlie Sekula, who is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his Schmankerl Stube restaurant and has worked to revitalize downtown.
- Nonprofit award: Community Free Clinic, which has given free and low-cost health services to city residents for several years.
- Corporate Donor award: LeRoy Myers Jr., owner of Myers Building Systems Inc. Myers won for his work with the Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex and the Hagerstown Business Park.